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Mild breathlessness
Early morning occasional mild breathlessness - I swim for about 2 & 1/2 hours every day - for some time I do underwater swimming up to 12 foot depth. I have been diagnosed with reducible hiatus hernia. I am wondering if the chlorine in the swimming pool could affect the lungs adversely? What could be causing the discomfort?
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Dr. Kaushik Saha
Pulmonologist 14 yrs exp Kolkata

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Do a pulmonary function test and consult a chest specialist immediately.
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Dr. Sukhant Bagdia
Pulmonologist 4 yrs exp Nagpur
That's appreciable if you swim so much at this age.. try not to do under water for few days and if symptoms go away, gradually increase again going from 3 feet underwater to maximum 6 feet underwater.. hope it helps
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Dr. Amruth Sindhu
Pulmonologist 7 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi. I understand your concerns. Better get yourself evaluated with a proper examination. Consult a pulmonologist for the same. Hope your questions were answered. thanks.
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